Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Jul. 10th, 1974
Born in
Forest Gate, London, England, UK
5' 10"

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Shadow Line TV Show
The Shadow Line
The Golden Globe Awards TV Show
The Golden Globe Awards
Dancing on the Edge (UK) TV Show
Dancing on the Edge (UK)
Trust (UK) TV Show
Trust (UK)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


  • He was awarded the 2000 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in Blue/Orange.
  • Sung back-up vocals for a Band called Blind in the early 90s, height of their success was playing The Rock Garden in London's Covent Garden.
  • Is British, of Nigerian parentage.
  • He was nominated for a 'Laurence Olivier' (qv) Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Blue/Orange at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe stage.
  • Went to Dulwich College, London
  • Starred with British actor 'Clive Owen' (qv) in back to back action thriller films, _Inside Man (2006)_ (qv) and _Children of Men (2006)_ (qv).
  • He has named his five favorite films (in no order) as _Raging Bull (1980)_ (qv), _The Godfather (1972)_ (qv), _Fargo (1996)_ (qv), _Miller's Crossing (1990)_ (qv) and _Do the Right Thing (1989)_ (qv).
  • He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama.

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